Written by: Karissa Sheehan, Mom to Summer - Age 6
I say our experience with our daughter Summer wearing CalmWear has been 'unexpectedly fantastic' only because we have tried compression pieces in the past, with very poor response.
CalmWear is, and will continue to be, an everyday part of our lives
Written by: Lindsay King - Mom to JR, age 4
Meltdowns are far less, and he is way more regulated!! His OT and therapists have noticed with each visit, that he is able to sit at the table for longer periods, and is much more engaging.
How CalmWear Works
The CalmWear™ Hug
Developed by a caring parent of a child with Autism, CalmWear has vastly improved the day to day lives of this family, and thousands more. After a frustrating and exhausting search could not produce a sensory garment that was suitable for special needs children, one that would enable them to self-regulate and could be worn discreetly all day, every day….CalmWear was born.
Since CalmWear's inception, the life changing effect it has had for families across the globe speak volumes - the testimonials, the affirmations, the successes and the stories, have made this the most incredibly rewarding and uplifting adventure we could hope for. What started as a passion product to help one family, continues to improve the lives of those living with sensory needs, the world over!
Based on research and studies on the complexity of sensory compression that was first brought to our attention by famous Professor and Author, Temple Grandin - herself on the autism spectrum - CalmWear offers the perfect amount of sensory input to calm the system, and allows the wearer to focus, learn, and thrive.
It is not a cure, but it IS a solution to meeting one's sensory needs 24 hours a day!
Let's Talk About Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
Dear Parents, this one's for you. Especially you! We see you! We see you fighting battles that no one else understands! We see you crying because you are overwhelmed. We see you looking for help, but being afraid to ask. We see how hard it is to be a parent of a child with Autism.
Autism is nothing to fear. Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental condition that includes impairments in social interaction and developmental language and communication skills with rigid, repetitive behaviors.
Asperger’s Syndrome, also known as Asperger’s, is a developmental disorder characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests. Asperger’s is one of several subtypes of Autism that have been put into the grouping of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Asperger’s, however, doesn’t come with a simple fix either, and some of the symptoms can be difficult to manage.
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